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Sunday, May 15, 2005

JUMP: Free, Open Source Java GIS

Just wanted to let people know about a free Java Geographic Information System (GIS) that I created with Martin Davis at Vivid Solutions.


It's called JUMP, and you can use it to edit Shapefiles and GML. If you're learning Java it's also a good example of design patterns and Swing. And if you've been wanting to contribute to an Open Source project, this might be a fun one for you.


JUMP is free; and it has been used on an important government project (RoadMatcher).



Mailing-List (our beloved JUMP community):

Update: Some enthusiastic JUMP users have decided to create their own customized version of JUMP, which will be called OpenJUMP:


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